This well-run guesthouse is an excellent choice in this price bracket. It has eight Japanese-style private rooms, all of which are clean and well maintained. All rooms have private bathroom and toilet, and can accommodate up to five people, making it good for families. The staff is very helpful and friendly, and internet access, laundry and wi-fi are available

From Kyoto Station, walk west on Shiokōji-dōri and turn north one street before Horikawa and look for the English-language sign out the front.